Capital and Growth

2008 Syllabus

Lucas: The Industrial Revolution: Past and Future

DeLong: The Reality of Economic Growth: History and Prospect

The World Bank:  Economic Growth in the 1990s: Learning from a Decade of Reform (on reserve in the library)

The IMF: Finance and Development

Capital and Growth Midterm - 2006

Barry P. Bosworth and Susan M. Collins, "The Empirics of Growth: An Update," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Number 2, 2003 [Project Muse].

The Disturbing "Rise" of Global Income Inequality - Sala-i-Martin

The Real Reasons for China's Growth - Wing Thye Woo

Are We Consuming Too Much? Kenneth Arrow et al., JEP, Summer 2004

Bernard Heitger, "Property Rights and the Wealth of Nations: A Cross Sectional Study"

Mancur Olson, "Big Bills Left on the Sidewalk: Why Some Countries are Rich and Others are Poor",  The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1996, Volume 10, Number 2, 3-24. [JSTOR]

David Dollar and Aart Kraay, "Trade, Growth, and Poverty," The Economic Journal, February 2004

Potential Final Exam Questions